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Lloyd, Clive L.
The Arts and Crafts of Napoleonic and American Prisoners of War, 1756-1816.

Woodbridge Antique Collectors' Club: 2007.

A profusely illustrated history of the intricate and beautiful objects made by American, French and English prisoners of war during the period 1756-1816. Chapters are included on straw-work and marquetry, bone work, ship models, rolled paper-work and paper sculpture, automata and mechanical toys, games and game-boxes, and paintings, as well as Freemason prisoners of war, the brokers and markets for prisoner of war work, and gambling and forgery among prisoners. Objects were drawn from museums around the worlds and the author's own extensive collection.

Hardcover. 9.5"x12", 334 pages, profusely illustrated in color, dj. New.

Inventory #: 90243
Price: $ 89.50      



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